/EIN News/ -- VICTORVILLE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For Jerri Matthews, Brian Matthews, and Jeremy Hinson, opening their family-run Minuteman Press design, marketing, and printing franchise in Victorville, CA was a natural fit. Jeremy explains, "We chose to own a Minuteman Press franchise because our skillsets fit right in line with the business. My background in graphic design and being in the sign and graphics industry for many years gives me the ability to create designs and products. My mom Jerri has a strong accounting background, which really helps us on the financial side of the business. My stepdad Brian loves to meet new people and has a natural, easy approach that helps us with direct marketing and networking with other local business owners." Prior to franchising with Minuteman Press International, Jerri Matthews worked as a tax accountant for over 30 years. She also spent the previous 14 years self-employed with her business partner Elaine. Jerri says, … [Read more...] about Family-Owned Minuteman Press Printing and Marketing Franchise Open for Business in Victorville, California
California officials on Wednesday could put a private company’s plan to build a high-speed train connecting Las Vegas and Southern California one step closer to reality by helping it access billions of dollars in private financing.A committee chaired by state Treasurer Fiona Ma is likely to approve $300 million in tax-exempt private activity bonds for Virgin Trains USA this year, followed by the same amount again next year. That will allow the company to issue about $2.4 billion in debt, roughly half of what it needs to build the first private, high-speed train in the U.S. West.Ben Porritt, senior vice president for public affairs at the company, called the approval “a major milestone.”“This is a significant private investment that will generate thousands of new jobs, spark new mixed use and housing development and remove nearly 4.5 million cars off the road each year,” he said in an emailed statement. Virgin Trains USA, previously known as Brightline, … [Read more...] about California to assist financing of California-Vegas train
These firefighters made a doggone good save. Firefighters in San Bernardino County near Los Angeles arrived at the scene of a residential fire in the town of Victorville just before 1 a.m. Saturday and found the resident of the 16000 block of Allen St. safe but despondent, according to the fire department. “My babies are inside,” the resident told the firefighters, authorities said. But the unidentified occupant of the house wasn’t talking about children. The resident’s “babies” were actually five adorable puppies who were trapped inside the burning home, according to a statement released on Saturday by the San Bernardino County Fire Department. The firefighters entered the home to search for the puppies and fight the blaze. They managed to rescue four of the five puppies, while extinguishing the flames in roughly 15 minutes. Pictures the department posted on social media show a tiny black and gold puppy in a … [Read more...] about Firefighters in San Bernardino County save four puppies from blaze at home in Victorville, California
A public memorial has been erected for the family found buried in a remote desert patch in Southern California. And while investigators are still hunting for a suspect in the slaying of Joseph McStay, his wife Summer, both 43, and their two small children, a close relative vowed to be there “every step of the way,” according to reports. “You guys are cowards,” Mike McStay, Joseph McStay’s brother, told CNN at the Victorville memorial site. “And all of America is coming after you. And we’re going to find you. And we're going to prosecute you.” The tribute site was set up Wednesday by the brother and volunteers who live near the graveyard, which is roughly 60 miles east of Los Angeles. The victims’ names were written across four white crosses and driven into the desert ground. Doves were released as the surviving members of the McStay family attempt to find closure. … [Read more...] about Memorial erected for McStay family that was found dead in Victorville, California.
/EIN News/ -- VICTORVILLE, Calif., March 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On the heels of the announcement of the Prologis, Inc. (NYSE: PLD) acquisition of DCT Industrial Trust Inc., Stirling Development today announces its joint venture with Prologis, who will take over as 50 percent capital partner for Stirling Capital Investments. Together, the two companies plan to continue the build-out of the Southern California Logistics Airport (SCLA) in Victorville, California. SCLA is an 8,500-acre multimodal freight transportation hub supported by air, ground and rail connections that includes a 2,500-acre commercial and industrial complex entitled for 60 million square feet of development. Stirling will be responsible for development management and asset management for the venture and is currently planning the next phase of SCLA. “We are excited to begin our relationship with Prologis and believe their involvement will further enhance our marketability at SCLA. Stirling and … [Read more...] about Stirling Development and Prologis Partner to Complete Build-Out of Southern California Logistics Airport